Chief Executive Officer

Lymington, Hampshire
£35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus pension
30 May 2018
22 Jun 2018
Malcolm Walker
Full Time
Contract Type

Chief Executive Officer
Salary £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus pension
37.5 Hours per week full time (4 days a week may be considered for a suitable candidate)
Location: Lymington

About Citizens Advice New Forest

We are an independent New Forest charity serving the community of the New Forest District, and open to everyone who lives or works in the New Forest.
We give free, confidential and independent advice. We have fully trained advisers and offer advice on a wide range of problems we all face at some point in our lives like employment, consumer issues and housing.

About the role

The successful applicant will lead the established and well-regarded Citizens Advice service in the New Forest, providing strategic management and ensuring compliance with the relevant quality standards.
As Chief Executive Office you will have responsibility for business development, responding to increasing local community needs, handling external challenges and managing change and service locations in times of financial constraints.

About you:

  • As desired candidate your experience will include:
  • Understanding of the voluntary sector and, in particular, knowledge of the strategic and policy environment in which the advice sector operates  
  • A good up to date understanding of equality and diversity and its application to service delivery, business development and the recruitment and management of staff and volunteers  
  • Proven ability to devise and implement strategic development and resource plans, and project manage their implementation, particularly in the areas of service development, staff development and the management of change 
  • Demonstrable track record of financial management and budgetary control, and ability to manage a budget under the guidance of the honorary treasurer 
  • Track record of successful income generation, through fundraising, commissioning and marketing activities

How to apply If you would like to know more about the position, please contact Malcolm Walker, the current post-holder, via email: For more information please visit:

Closing date: 22 June 2018

Citizens Advice New Forest value diversity, promote equality and welcome applications from all sections of the community

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